Year 3 have been developing their knowledge and understanding of how an orchestra is formed. The children worked extremely well during the lesson and have found out a lot about the four families that form an orchestra.
Tuesday was a busy day as we took 33 children to an indoor athletics tournament over on the island. Years 3&4 competed in the morning with Years 5&6 competing after lunch. All children competed in at least 2 track and 2 field events. We came 9th in the morning and 7th in the afternoon! Below … Continue reading
Year 3 had a good luck note from a very special visitor to Year 3 today, Tilly the elf. The children were all shocked and excited to see the elf, who had stuck herself to the classroom window alongside a note wishing all of the children the best of luck with their performance today.
Year 3 conducted a science experiment this afternoon based on measuring the volume of sound. 6 children were required to listen to a song and move in a straight line until they could no longer hear the music. The children had to make sure we conducted a fair test, therefore some of the variables were kept … Continue reading
A huge well done to all of Year 3 for their fantastic attitude and effort during PE today when playing bench ball. An extra well done goes to Connor for being a ‘pro bench ball player’.
Year 3 had a very fun and engaging afternoon learning how to warm up their voices before singing. The children learnt about making sure their body is not tight but relaxed and ready to sing. The children applied their knowledge to sing some songs.
Clever hands club joined in with lots of activities to develop their fine motor control for writing. From miniature skittles and balancing chairs to shape tracing threading and transient art. Even our snack of blueberries practised a pincer movement!
Year 3 have been practising how to throw and catch using a tennis ball. The children found throwing underarm a lot more difficult than throwing over arm. We will be continuing to develop these skills on Wednesday.
Year 3 worked extremely hard creating their own monster during literacy today. The children started the lesson by learning 3 new words (eerie, petrified and noctournal), the children worked together as a class to find synonyms and word pairs for the 3 words. Finally, the children were challenged to write a description about their monster … Continue reading
The children in art club had a great time making Halloween ghosts this afternoon.